It must have been one of the scariest moments of her life.
A panicked phone call Sandra Bullock made to police upon discovering an intruder in her house played during a court hearing Thursday. The Oscar winner called 911 after discovering a stranger, who would later be identified as Joshua Corbett, heading for her attic, according to reports. The 15-minute phone call is the first piece of evidence in the case against Corbett, who is charged with stalking Bullock and breaking into her home.
"I'm in my closet. I have a safe door," said Bullock to the dispatcher, per a transcript obtained by E! News. "I'm locked in the closet right now."
She proceeded to give a description of the man in her home and adds that she left her room earlier to check on some noises she had heard, not expecting to find a strange person lurking. "I thought it was the wind blowing one of the windows shut," Bullock said. "Then I saw the person."
She told police that her son wasn't home at the time, but when she tried to navigate police through the security system at her home, she couldn't open the gate using her phone as she usually does. She said she was worried the intruder had hacked in. "Now my phone is not working so maybe they know how to override my system," Bullock told the dispatcher. When police found her she gave them a teary-eyed thank you.
Police officer Jose Bermudez testified during the hearing, recalling that he found the 39-year-old Corbett with a black notebook that included a two-page letter to the Blind Side actress and magazine photos of her when he was arrested. "He said, 'I'm sorry. I love you Sandy,'" Bermudez testified.
The Miss Congeniality star isn't expected to testify during Corbett's preliminary hearing, where a judge will determine whether or not there is enough evidence for Corbett to stand trial. He is also charged with having an arsenal of weapons including machine guns and ammunition, which police found after searching his home. Corbett has pleaded not guilty to all charges.